Kinsale, the Gourmet Capital of Ireland is a vibrant blend of history and modern cosmopolitan Ireland.

The town boasts some of the finest, World renowned restaurants in Ireland and there are pubs to suit every taste whether it's traditional Irish music, cool blues or a cosy 'conversation' bar.

Positioned on the estuary of the River Bandon, famous for its Salmon Fishing, Kinsale is a gem on the beautiful West Cork Coast and is popular with sailors, anglers, golfers and walkers from all over the world.

Full details about Kinsale, its history, its activities and facilities can be found on the Chamber of Tourism website

When staying in Kinsale, Boland Townhouse offers the best facilities for self catering accommodation in the heart of Kinsale town. View the Boland Townhouse page for information on Kinsale self catering accommodation.

For more information on the Cork area in general contact Cork Kerry Tourism - email or visit their website at

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